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28 Oct
authentication services Ottawa
Authentication Services Ottawa

When needing to use Canadian documents in a foreign country the process can be confusing and time consuming especially if one attempts to manage the process on their own.  Trying to decide how to proceed can be as complicated as not being sure whether to turn right or left.  A simple search in Ottawa will...

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28 Oct
authentication and legalization of court documents
Authentication and Legalization of Court Documents

The authentication and legalization of court documents can be tricky and it is recommended that one use an authentication and legalization service provider.  Because of this, it begs the question: are all court documents issued correctly in Canada for the purpose of being Authenticated and Legalized (Apostille) for use in a foreign country? The quickest...

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19 Sep
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Authentication Legalization Services – Italy

When travelling abroad one might be required to have some of their Canadian documents authenticated and legalized in order to be used in a foreign country.  An  example of some of the personal documents that might need to be authenticated and legalized could be a birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate.  The authentication and legalization process...

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19 Sep
What is document authentication and legalization
What is Document Authentication and Legalization

Document Authentication and Legalization is the Canadian equivalent to the “Apostille”.  In general terms, the overall process for document authentication and legalization is surprisingly quite simple.  However, there are a number of factors that can cause delays, frustration and an increase in overall expense when one attempts this process ones documents on their own.  It...

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17 Sep
Global Affairs Canada Document Authentication
Global Affairs Canada Document Authentication

For anyone travelling abroad for additional schooling, employment, travel, exporting goods there is a real possibility for needing Canadian documents authenticated by Global Affairs Canada.  The Global Affairs Canada Document Authentication section receives a massive amount of couriers and lettermail requesting this service each and every business day.  Because of this, there can be a...

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16 Sep
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Document Authentication Legalization of Canadian Educational Documents for Use in Thailand

Our office has been repeatedly asked for our authentication legalization services.  In particular, we have seen an increased demand for assistance with the authentication and legalization of Canadian educational documents for use in Thailand.  If you are seeking a teaching position in Thailand chances are you will be required to have your Canadian educational documents,...

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01 Sep
Document Authentication at Global Affairs Canada
Global Affairs Canada

With the most recent change in Federal government leadership there came with it some changes to Federal Government Departments.  Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has replaced what had been formerly known as Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Canada.  This office still provides the same great service except now they have a new name that...

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01 Sep
Document authentication and legalization on a budget
Document Authentication and Legalization on a Budget?

Do you need to have your Canadian documents authenticated with the authentication section of Global Affairs Canada (formerly the Department of Foreign Affairs Canada)?  Is there also a need to have your documents legalized at an Embassy or Consular Office?  If so, you might consider reaching out to an authentication and legalization service provider such as Capital...

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31 Aug
Document Attestation in Canada
Document Attestation in Canada

Document attestation / authentication and legalization of documents / apostille / apostille certificates are terms that seem to be interchangeable and are used when referring to the processing of documents for use abroad. Is there a correct term for Document Attestation of Canadian documents for use in a foreign country?  The correct term for this...

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31 Aug
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In-person authentication service at Global Affairs Canada

“In-person authentication service” is available for document authentication at Global Affairs Canada.  Third parties offer “in-person” authentication service.  The third parties are local Ottawa authentication and legalization services or process servers.  The third party attends “In-Person” at Global Affairs to authenticate your documents.  You are able to courier or mail your documents directly to Global...

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11 Feb
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Authentication and TESL, TEFL or TESOL teaching certificates

Are you seeking to go overseas to teach English as a second language?  It can be a fun and rewarding experience but there is lots of work that needs to be done before leaving Canada. One typically has to have their TESL, TEFL or TESOL teaching certificates authenticated by Global Affairs Canada and then legalized...

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27 Jan
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Vital Statistics Certificates

Our clients regularly need to use certain official Canadian documents in a specific foreign country.  Many of these documents, vital statistics certificates, can be obtained through the relevant Provincial Government offices. How can Vital Statistics Certificates be ordered? Many vital statistics certificates, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates can be ordered online through...

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